Driven Brands announced its acquisition of the Quebec-based Clairus Group (Clairus). According to the company, the move adds 240 physical service locations, over 330 mobile locations, 22 distribution centers, and a claims management platform to the Driven Brands portfolio.
Clairus will form the newly-created Glass vertical. Driven Brands plans to continue its aggressive growth in the automotive glass space under its proven leadership and recognized operational platforms, according to the company.
“We are thrilled to welcome the Clairus Group into the Driven Brands family. It’s a terrific platform offering great sought-after expertise,” said Jonathan Fitzpatrick, Driven Brands CEO.
“This new chapter to the Clairus Group legacy is a stepping-stone in bringing the company to the next level,” said Marc Desmarais, Clairus Group president and CEO. “Combining the expertise of both market leaders will help fast track our expansion into the North American market.”